CBS and NBC are facing a game of chicken over National Football League broadcast rights after Fox Broadcasting Co.'s staggering acquisition of National Football Conference games for an estimated $…
The Citizen's Task Force on TV Violence Wednesday recommended entertainment industry adoption of a code -- patterned after Canada -- that bars showing "gratuitous, dramatized" violence between the…
Everything really did come up roses for CBS in the metered markets Sunday, as the web's three-hour telecast of "Gypsy" belted out some big Nielsen numbers.
Producer Stan Rogow -- who moved from NBC Prods. to Paramount in February 1992 as one of then-chairman Brandon Tartikoff's first signings -- has inked a new two-year exclusive deal with Paramount…
After two airings CBS has decided to renew the new serial "Second Chances" through the rest of the season, ordering 13 additional episodes.
The title is certainly a misnomer. This crackling thriller will have a long, prosperous box office flight and promises to give the first John Grisham film adaptation, "The Firm," a run for its money…
On the Jack Lemmon-Walter Matthau scale, "Grumpy Old Men" comes closer to the languor of "Buddy, Buddy" than the inspired lunacy of "The Odd Couple" or "The Fortune Cookie," saddling the two old pros…
The fledgling Paramount Network has signed Renaissance Communications' WDZL-TV in Miami as an affiliate -- fueling the increasingly bitter competition between that venture and a proposed rival Warner…
Exec producer Jay Daniel is leaving Carsey-Werner Co.'s "Roseanne" after a four-year affiliation with the series.
While CBS looks to strengthen other nights, one potential problem again has been forestalled, with Angela Lansbury agreeing to an 11th year of "Murder, She Wrote," the durable centerpiece of the…
NBC reportedly has inked a deal with Steven Spielberg's Amblin Entertainment and Universal TV extending a 22-episode commitment to a new sci-fi series for next season titled "Earth II."